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Rivers as Lifelines conference: key messages and points for action for the EU and Member States

On 15th of October, Wetlands International Europe and The Nature Conservancy Europe hosted the conference and webinar ‘Rivers as Lifelines’, an EU Green Week and […]

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International Waterbird Census 2021

January 2021 will be the 55th count season of the annual International Waterbird Census. The IWC is a vital data source for understanding waterbird population […]

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A new CAP for a new role for peatlands

On 21 October, the European Parliament was supposed to vote on long awaited CAP reform. A last minute decision, moved the vote on compromised amendments […]

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CSOs Open Letter calling for full alignment of the reformed Common Agricultural Policy with the European Green Deal

Wetlands International Europe has joined 29 EU civil society organisations and 250 organisations working in coalition in seven Member States have written to the leaders […]

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80,000 Scientists Urgently Calls for Cuts to Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The world’s leading aquatic scientific societies have come together to state the need for urgent cuts to global greenhouse gas emissions to avoid dire consequences. […]

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Potential effects of the coal mine exploitation in the Sawin deposit

The planned exploitation of the Sawin deposit in Poland will potentially have a severe negative impact on all wetland ecosystems in the area, states expert […]

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Need for EU Global Leadership on Biodiversity Finance

The new Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument – NDICI is still under negotiations. The next EU Budget and NDICI will be an important element […]

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E40 waterway construction: hazardous dredging started in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Ukraine takes first steps for the construction of the E40 inland waterway, breaching national law and potentially releasing nuclear waste that could expose millions of […]

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Scientists uncover new information on the Douro river ecosystem

Porto. At a press conference on July 23rd, the Douro Vivo Network launched seven studies providing new information on the Douro river basin ecosystem. Scientists […]

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New Dam Removal strategy supports action for freshwater ecosystems

With their new 10 year strategy, the Dam Removal Europe partners stand ready to support European countries to take action for accelerating restoration of freshwater […]